Julien Bayou “withdrawn” from the co-presidency of the EELV group

Julien Bayou withdrawn from the co presidency of the EELV group

After the rebellious leader Adrien Quatennens, who admitted domestic violence, it is the turn of the boss of environmentalists Julien Bayou to withdraw from the co-presidency of the EELV group in the Assembly. In question, an internal investigation within Europe ecology-The Greens, which was seized by the ex-companion of the deputy.

The press release fell on Tuesday evening: Julien Bayou temporarily withdraws from his post as co-president of the environmental group in the National Assembly. A decision ” common “, according to his relatives, and necessary, because according to the number two of the party, Sandra Regol, “ if we want to be able to represent the feminist fight, we must be exemplary “.

A withdrawal therefore the time that the committee on sexual and gender-based violence of the party decides after being seized last July by the ex-companion of the leader, herself a feminist activist. The file then rebounded at the beginning of the week after being mentioned by the Green MP Sandrine Rousseau during a television program.

A configuration that made Julien Bayou’s situation untenable, especially after the Adrien Quatennens case, according to a member of the direction of Europe ecology-The Greens. ” It would have been incomprehensible for him to retain his functions in this climate “, continues the environmentalist framework.

There now remains the question of his most prestigious post, that of national secretary of the party, which Julien Bayou should have already abandoned after his election as deputy, the statutes of EELV prohibiting the accumulation of these two mandates. The subject will be on the agenda of the EELV Federal Council at the beginning of October.